She emigrated to the United States in 1977 and later studied Nursing at Oklahoma State University. Nursing became her passion and she has been practicing as a Registered Nurse for more than 3 decades. She has four daughters and to date four grandsons and one granddaughter.
After 35 years of living overseas, Birgitta returned to her hometown in Germany and continues working as a nurse in Anesthesiology.
Dating back to her freshman year in College, she has had an affinity for writing. Her first poem "Hand in hand" was published in Oklahoma State University's yearly publication "Redbud Classic" in 1985. This and her second poem "Silent screams" are both incorporated into her book.
AMIGIRL is her debut novel and was inspired by the true experiences of her life.